Each student paints, draws, or sketches a scene from THE GRASS IS SINGING by Doris Lessing. Emphasize the importance of the natural beauty of Africa contrasted with the ugliness of racism and intolerance.
As a class, play a murder mystery game. If possible, take the time to adapt the game to the storyline of the book. Free plans and outlines for murder mystery games can be found on the Internet.
As a class, attend a community event, fundraiser, concert or other event with an anti-racism theme. Afterward, discuss how the event has changed the perceptions of students.
South African History
As a class, watch a television documentary on the history of South Africa. Afterward, have each student tell the class what affected them most out of what they learned.
As a class, plan a field trip that emphasizes "getting back to...
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